daroþ
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
daroþ
daraþ, dareþ, es; m. [derian to hurt] A DART, spear, javelin, weapon; telum, jaculum, hasta Daroþ sceal on handa the spear shall be in the hand, Menol. Fox 502; Gn. C. 21. Forlét daroþ of handa fleógan let a dart fly from the hand, Byrht. Th. 136, 11; By. 149: 139, 17; By. 255. Reórdode ríces hyrde, daraþ hæbbende the realm's guardian spake, raising his spear, Exon. 66 b; Th. 246, 27; Jul. 68. Daroþas wǽron weó ðære wihte darts were an affliction to the creature, 114 a; Th. 438, 8 ; Rä. 57, 4. Þurh daroþa gedrep through the stroke of darts, Andr. Kmbl. 2886; An. 1446. Dareþa of darts, Chr. 937; Th. 207, 11; Æðelst. 54. Ða ne dorston dareþum lácan who durst not play with javelins, Beo. Th. 5689; B. 2848. [Prompt. darte: Wyc. dartis, pl: R. Brun. darte: Chauc. dart: O. H. Ger. tart lancea: Swed. dart, m. a dagger: Icel. darraðr, m. hasta.]
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